The Daimajin Trilogy (BluRay)

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

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Specs:

  • Video: High Definition Blu-rayTM (1080p) presentation of the three Daimajin films
  • Audio: Lossless original Japanese and dubbed English mono audio for all films
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Illustrated collector’s 100 page book featuring new essays by Jonathan Clements, Keith Aiken, Ed Godziszewski, Raffael Coronelli, Erik Homenick, Robin Gatto and Kevin Derendorf
  • Postcards featuring the original Japanese artwork for all three films
  • Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Matt Frank

DISC ONE – DAIMAJIN

  • Extras: Brand new audio commentary by Japanese film expert Stuart Galbraith IV; Newly filmed introduction by critic Kim Newman; Bringing the Avenging God to Life, a brand new exclusive video essay about the special effects of the Daimajin films by Japanese film historian Ed Godziszewski; Alternate opening credits for the US release as Majin; The Monster of Terror; Trailers for the original Japanese and US releases; Image gallery

DISC TWO – RETURN OF DAIMAJIN

  • Extras: Brand new audio commentary by Japanese film experts Tom Mes and Jasper Sharp; My Summer Holidays with Daimajin, a newly filmed interview with Professor Yoneo Ota, director of the Toy Film Museum, Kyoto Film Art Culture Research Institute, about the production of the Daimajin films at Daiei Kyoto; From Storyboard to Screen: Bringing Return of Daimajin to Life, a comparison of several key scenes in Return of Daimajin with the original storyboards; Alternate opening credits for the US release as Return of the Giant Majin; Trailers for the original Japanese and US releases; Image gallery

DISC THREE – WRATH OF DAIMAJIN

  • Extras: Brand new audio commentary by Asian historian Jonathan Clements; Interview with cinematographer Fujio Morita discussing his career at Daiei and his work on the Daimajin Trilogy; Trailers for the original Japanese release; Image Gallery
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